Programmes & Initiatives

Financial Assistance Programme

The Financial Assistance Programme was established to encourage tertiary education in Tobago and improve the human resource capacity of the labour force on the island.
The Department of Advanced Training and Advisory Services (DATAS) facilitates the Human Capital Development Policy for Tobago through the Tobago House of Assembly’s (THA) Financial Assistance Programme.
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The Emergency Medical Alert Programme

The Emergency Medical Alert Programme is the first of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean, and is available free of charge to residents of Tobago.
The programme supports the elderly, differently abled and other vulnerable persons in Tobago by providing immediate access to emergency service providers through the activation of an Emergency Medical Alert device.
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The Emergency Social Assistance Card Programme

Providing one-off financial assistance for special cases to obtain food, medicine and other vital items.
The Emergency Social Assistance Card Program was established in 2012 and was designed to provide urgent support to Tobagonians and citizens’ resident on the island who are confronted with adverse circumstances.
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